New Care Watch program

MAC is reaching out to seniors during the COVID-19 crisis
through a new program, Care Watch

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MAC Updates and Coronavirus Information

The MAC building remains closed to the public, with a conditional reopening to occur with the termination of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home order.
Essential staff will be available to respond to inquiries from the community and
to offer assistance to the senior community, both via telephone.
Call 410-742-0505
.

The Salisbury-Wicomico and Willards senior centers, Life Bridges and the fitness center continue to be closed indefinitely.
The home-delivered meals operation will continue as normal.

As throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, MAC’s first priority remains
the health and safety of staff, volunteers, and the senior community.

Our mission is to provide programs and services that preserve dignity, health and independence for an aging population

Richard A. Henson Wellness Center

The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center offers a wide variety of programs and services targeted toward addressing the health concerns and needs of older persons. The center’s goal is to enable and to empower members to be physically active and to maintain and enhance their level of independence.

New statewide Caregiver Services Corps helps seniors to remain in their homes

The Maryland Department of Aging is introducing a new statewide Caregiver Services Corps (CSC) program. This program was created in response to help seniors when their family or friend, who is their primary caregiver, is sick or needs to quarantine due to COVID-19. The goal is to enable seniors to remain in their homes with…

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Older Americans make their mark every day; Read some of their stories

May is Older Americans Month. This year’s theme, “Make Your Mark,” celebrates the countless contributions that older adults make in their communities. It highlights the difference everyone can make – in the lives of older adults, in support of caregivers, and to strengthen communities. The following are stories of just a few Lower Shore residents who have…

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Get a FREE “Here to Stay” home maintenance guide

We all want to continue living at home and in our communities as we age. One way to do that is with proper planning and timely home maintenance. The AARP Foundation has developed this “Here to Stay” guide filled with home maintenance recommendations that will help us continue to live comfortably in our homes for…

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No one is exempt from COVID-19 scams

One would think that being at home would keep all of us completely safe! Unfortunately, people are using COVID-19 as a way to scare us into complying with their requests or demands, and far too often the targets of these scams are older adults. Deborah Cox-Roush, director of Senior Corps, offered this information on the…

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Chronic disease self-management workshops, delivered to your door!

It is critical, now more than ever, to take care of your health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults, and those of any age with serious underlying medical conditions, are at a greater risk for serious complications if they contract Coronavirus-19. But staying on top of health issues is a…

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We are proud to serve senior citizens in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties on the Lower Shore of Maryland.